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Me at the Laguna de los Tres

Hiking Argentina – Laguna de los Tres – El Chaltén

The reason I ended up in Patagonia this year was because I was helping my friend, Mathilde (who I met on the Unplugged Wilderness Trek in East Greenland), plan her trip in the area.  I didn’t really have any concrete plans for Feb-Mar and had no intention of returning to Patagonia so soon.  But when …

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View from the Mirador de los Águilas - El Chaltén - Argentina

Hiking Argentina – Mirador de los Cóndores y Águilas – El Chaltén

The Mirador de los Cóndores and the Mirador de las Águilas (the Condor and Eagle viewpoints) are two of the three relatively short hikes around El Chaltén in Argentina (the 3rd one is out to the Chorillo del Salto).  Most travelers to the region only stay a couple of days and so tend to do …

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View along the narrow ridge of Los Miradores hike in Podocarpus National Park near Loja, Ecuador

Hiking Ecuador – Podocarpus National Park near Loja

My original plan last year was to travel from Cuenca to Loja and Vilcabamba in southern Ecuador before heading to Peru.  That was scuppered when I had to hightail it to Peru directly from Cuenca to arrive in time to do the incredible 10-day Huayhuash Circuit trek.  So when my friends Pedro and Raúl decided they wanted …

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Why I love long-distance trekking

This is my favourite image from my trip to Greenland this year.    Taken on Day 3 of the Unplugged Wilderness Trek with Greenland Adventures by Icelandic Mountain Guides, it (almost) perfectly captures everything I loved about the trek and the reasons why the experience was so special to me. Many people have asked me about …

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